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Police News

January 19, 2014

Police news for Jan. 20, 2014

THE GOSHEN NEWS

A passenger was injured in a single-vehicle crash at C.R. 18, east of Old C.R. 17 in Elkhart Saturday.

The incident occurred at 7:31 p.m., according to Elkhart County police.

A 1998 Ford Escort driven by Paul Anderson, 22, Elkhart, over-corrected the vehicle after the tires lost traction on the road slid off the road, hitting a telephone pole.

Aaron Schaffer, 22, Elkhart, was treated at the scene by paramedics for a laceration to a lower lip. No citations were issued, police said.

Pedestrian injured on Ind. 19

A pedestrian was struck while crossing Ind. 19 at 12:49 p.m. Sunday.

According to Elkhart County police, a driver in a black, four-door vehicle was exiting a private drive at 120 E. Sanford Drive in Elkhart. The driver turned left and entered Ind. 19, north of C.R. 4. Police said the driver struck a pedestrian crossing Ind. 19. The driver stopped and assisted the pedestrian to the curb. The driver and pedestrian talked about his injury. The pedestrian complained of knee pain and refused medical treatment at the scene.

The vehicle that struck the pedestrian is described as only black with four-doors.

Theft/burglary reports

• Cathlene Piche-Randolph, 50, 408 Brookside Manor, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of theft at Wal-Mart, 4024 Elkhart Road, Goshen, at 2:49 p.m. Saturday. She was released on a memorandum to appear in the Goshen City Court.

• Gustavo Zamudio, 905 Nikki Lane, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole electricity by plugging an extension cord into his residence at 4:48 p.m. Saturday.

Fraud reports

• Goshen police were dispatched to Rent-A-Center, 612 W. Lincoln Ave., Goshen, for possible use of counterfeit money at 5 p.m. Friday.

Traffic reports and arrests

• The manager of McDonald’s, 1706 Elkhart Road, Goshen, told Goshen police a red pickup with a plow collided with a drive-through sign and significantly damaged the sign at 4:25 a.m. Saturday. Information on the vehicle was obtained later by reviewing security cameras.

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    July 21, 2014

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